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    2. Facebook`s First Open Compute Project Data Center Is Now Complete

      Facebook`s First Open Compute Project Data Center Is Now Complete

      Facebook, which is closing in on 1 billion registered users and is pounded by billions of transactions each minute, realized early on that it was going to need to build its own data centers. Its first one, located in the north central Oregon town of Prineville, about 80 miles south of the Columbia River and the Washington border, opened in May 2012 after a two-and-a-half-year construction period. It is custom-built for Facebook's purposes and uses the company's Open Compute Project architecture. Until this spring, Facebook has co-located virtually all its servers with hosting services. As part of the Open Compute Project, Facebook is publishing the specifications and mechanical designs used to construct the motherboards, power supply, server chassis as well as the server and battery cabinets for its data center. That's unprecedented enough for a company of Facebook's scale. But the social networking giant is also ...

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      Construction, Container, Data Center Outages, Monitoring, Power and Cooling
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      Cap and Trade, Carbon Footprint, Carbon Reduction Commitment, Carbon Tax, Emissions
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      Biomass, Fossil Fuel, Fuel Cell, Geothermal, Hydro, Nuclear, Solar, Wind
    4. Application:

      Cloud Computing, Grid Computing
    5. Technology:

      Microblogging, Networking, Servers, Storage, Supercomputer
  2. About Dell

    Dell Inc. (DELL 4331), an American technology company based in Round Rock, Texas, develops, manufactures, sells, and supports personal computers, servers, data storage devices, network switches, personal digital assistants (PDAs), software, televisions, computer peripherals, and other technology-related products. As of 2006, Dell employed more than 78,700 people worldwide.

    Dell grew through the 1980s and 1990s to become at one stage the largest seller of PCs and servers. It currently holds the second spot in the hardware computer industry behind Hewlett-Packard after the latter's merger with Compaq in 2002.

    In 2006, Fortune magazine ranked Dell as the 25th-largest company in the Fortune 500 list, 8th on its annual [http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/mostadmired/top20/ Top 20 list] of the most-admired companies in the United States. In 2007 Dell ranked 34th and 8th respectively on the equivalent lists for the year. A 2006 publication identified Dell as one of 38 high-performance companies in the S&P; 500 which had consistently out-performed the market over the previous 15 years.

  3. Quotes about Dell

    1. We continue to expand our cloud offerings and availability to help make sure that regardless of a customer's requirements, Dell's cloud services can meet their needs today and help them plan for the future.
      In Dell Launches Private Cloud IaaS Solutions, Cloud Services Portal
    2. Dell basically killed the homegrown computer market because they really, really focused on optimizing costs.
      In It turns out a lot of companies like building their own storage gear
    3. We are excited to join the Dell team and bring our expertise to Dell's rapidly growing cloud-management capabilities.
      In Dell Acquires Cloud Management Player Enstratius